Create a rectangle background with Rectangle Tool (F6). Coloring according with your taste.
Create your text with Text Tool (F8). With the text is selected, copy it with shorcut Ctrl+C.
With the text is selected, go to Bitmaps -> Convert to Bitmap.
NB: Another way to make the shadow is with Drop Shadow tool.
Convert To Bitmap windows will appear. Let the default option. Make sure the Transparent background option is checked, then click OK.
With the object selected, go to Bitmaps -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur.
Gaussian Blur windows will appear. Change the Radius value to taste. On this tutorial, with the size of the text here, its enaugh with Radius = 3.0 Pixels. Then click OK. This is text shadows object.
Move the text shadow object few pixel. For example I move the text object 3 pixels to left and 3 pixels down (for light shadows from right-top side).
To soften shadows, use Transparency tool. Then choose Uniform transparency mode. Adjust the transparency value with your taste. On this tutorial, let the default value (50).
Paste the copied text on Step 2 with shortcut Ctrl+V.
Coloring the text object with your taste.
Select the text and text shadows objects. Then group them (Ctrl+G).
Create a rectangle with Rectangle Tool (F6) like image below.
Create an ellipse with Ellipse Tool (F7) like image below. With the ellipse is selected, copy it with shorcut Ctrl+C.
Select the rectangle and ellipse objects then click Back minus front icon (shaping tool).
Back minus front result.
Coloring the Back minus front result with black (shadows color).
Repeat Step 3 to 5 for the object. Go to Bitmaps -> Convert to Bitmap, then OK. Go to Bitmaps -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur. then OK. We call it Shadow base object.
Paste the copied ellipse on Step 13 with shorcut Ctrl+V.
Select ellipse object "first", then the shadow base object. Click the Intersect icon (shaping tool).
Delete the shadow base object and original grouped text object.
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